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Family Support Services
KCSL offers several Family Support Services opportunities. For more information call (877) 530-5275 or click the links below.
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Additional Information
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Crisis Nursery
Safe, temporary care services for children in Wichita when parents are experiencing overwhelming stress, childcare emergency or a sudden crisis.
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Fatherhood Involvement
Kansas was one of the states selected to implement a fatherhood initiative with the National Circle of Parents “Partners for Kids: United Hands Make the Best Families” funding. KCSL plays a prominent leadership role in Kansas Statewide Fatherhood Initiatives. The agency’s belief in the importance of fatherhood is demonstrated in their advocacy efforts and in their strategic plan to create a “father friendly” environment. If you are interested in finding a group near you, click here.
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Healthy Families
Intensive, in-home parenting support for parents of 0 to 3 year olds overburdened by such risk factors as unemployment, lack of parenting skills, and family history of abuse and neglect.
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Kinship Navigator
A case management program that provides resources for grandparents, relatives or family friends who are responsible for the full-time care of a child. All services are FREE and confidential.
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Oasis
The Oasis Runaway Program is a free and voluntary case management service to families and youth age 10-18 who are at–risk from running away or youth who have already run away from home. Youth at-risk include, youth experiencing family conflict, truancy or other problems at school, anti-social behavior and drug and alcohol use by the youth or parents.
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Parenting Education
In workshop and classroom format, parents learn different parenting methods, refine skills, and share concerns.
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The Period of PURPLE Crying®
KCSL coordinates the statewide effort to bring The Period of PURPLE Crying® program to hospitals and communities across the state. The Period of PURPLE Crying® is an evidenced-based prevention program offered by the National Center on Shaken Baby Syndrome. The program approaches Shaken Baby Syndrome (SBS) prevention by helping parents and caregivers understand the frustrating features of crying in normal infants that can lead to shaking or abuse.
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Strong & Stable Families
Through a successful partnership between the University Of Kansas School Of Social Welfare and Kansas Children’s Service League, Strong and Stable Families workshops are offered to Kansas adoptive couples who have adopted their children through the Kansas child welfare system. If you are interested in finding a group near you, click here.
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